If you hold one of qualifications listed below you are eligible to work in New Zealand as a locum tenens specialist in obstetrics jobs and gynaecology jobs for up to twelve months. You are also eligible to apply for vocational registration, which has no restriction on the time you can work in New Zealand. However, qualification criteria can change at the discretion of the New Zealand Medical Council at any time. Please feel free to contact your Ochre Recruitment consultant to check whether your qualifications are still current.
The approved specialist qualifications in obstetrics and gynaecology are:
Doctors who hold a specialist qualification in obstetrics and gynaecology but not one of those listed above may be eligible to apply for vocational registration in New Zealand, allowing you to work at consultant level.
Doctors without vocational qualifications who have worked in obstetrics and gynaecology for a minimum of 30 hours per week for at least 33 out of the last 48 months in one of the following Comparable Health countries, may be also be eligible to work in New Zealand at registrar level, depending on your level of training and experience.
Comparable Health System countries are:
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Norway, Republic of Ireland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Each case is different, and there are several pathways to registration in New Zealand. Register with us to have an in-depth assessment of your eligibility and registration options with one of our consultants.
Obstetrics & Gynaecology Registrar Start Date: December 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position An opportunity exists to work as an O&G registrar in one of New Zealand's most popular and fastest growing region. It offers you a great lifestyle and the chance to work with a diverse population. They are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their O&G team of registrars and Senior House Officers. This is a Fixed Term Position (Commencing December 2019 for up to 12 months). The Location Our client is located in a beautiful city on the coast of the North Island of New Zealand. You will enjoy a sunny climate, which is ideal for growing avocados, grapes, kiwifruit, citrus, and other subtropical fruits for which the region is famous for. The region is also known for its timber, paper and dairy products. Essential Criteria: To apply for this position you must hold or be eligible for General Scope of Practi... Read More
Consultant – Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Women Child & Youth Start Date: December 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is seeking a Senior Obstetrician and Gynaecologist to join three other specialists in a seaside New Zealand community. The applicant should be able to demonstrate clinical expertise, academic abilities and professional qualities as outlined in the "RANZCOG Curriculum. The on-call commitment is one 24-hour call per week, one weekend per month, covering Maternity, Emergency Department gynaecology patients if requested, and gynaecology inpatients. If a member of the team is on vacation their colleagues cover in their absence. The Location Situated in a region well known for its great climate, relaxed lifestyle and beautiful beaches, this is a sophisticated and friendly small city. There is plenty of adventure to be had – diving, fishing, river rafting, surfing, and hiking for... Read More
Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (fixed Term) Maternal Fetal Medicine Summary: * Unique senior position within world class MFM unit with regional/national prominence * Combine New Zealand lifestyle experience with outstanding career development * 6 month fixed term with possible option of extending to 12 months * Relocation support available! Start Date: November 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is one of the largest quality health providers in New Zealand offering a wide range of primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary services to around 1.6 million people in the northern region as well as nationally for specific specialities. It provides subspecialty services in Maternal Fetal Medicine, Gynaecological Oncology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Subspecialties of Urogynaecology and Minimal Access Surgery are also being developed. The Location Close to all the beaches and a ... Read More
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Consultant Dates: 23 September 2019 - 30 November 2019 Rates: $1500 per day + $500 overnight call The Position Our client has an exciting opportunity for an Obstetrics and Gynaecology Consultant to join a dedicated team of like-minded professionals who are committed to providing top-quality community care. This is a Locum / Full time position and will consider any periods from 23 September 2019 - 30 November 2019. Also interested in doctor availability 14 October - 30 November. The Location Located in the southernmost city in New Zealand's South Island and is renowned for its friendly and unhurried pace of life and strong sense of community. There are abundant sports and other amenities, educational (primary through tertiary) facilities, as well as a vibrant arts and cultural scene. Close by are national parks and summer and winter playgrounds that are part of Queenstown and Central Otago. Essential Criteria: To appl... Read More
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Summary: * Permanent, 1.0 FTE * Great collegiality * Small committed team * Flexible hours for work / life balance Start Date: October 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position The Consultant's main duties will include: * Theatre sessions * Outpatients gynaecology session * Ward rounds * Labour ward rounds that include teaching tutorials, audit activity and supervision * Antenatal clinics * Colposcopy * Participation on the on-call roster The Consultants work a 1:5 on-call roster and are supported by a second Medical Officer, 3 Registrar's and 4 House Officer's. You will have responsibility for some in-patient and community clinics and provided the opportunity for teaching and supervising junior medical staff. The Location Located in the North Island, this sought after region combines the best of coastal lifestyle with mighty ski mountains nearby - meaning you have ... Read More
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist Start Date: September 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client has an opportunity available for a Senior Medical Officer to help cover sabbatical leave for a 12 month period. There may also be the option of this becoming a permeant position. The role is suitable for a new specialist as they have skilled people around who will be able to support them, and will also be suitable for an experienced O&G Specialist to add to the mix. For the new team member, they offer the opportunity to expand / learn advanced laparoscopic and uro-gynaecology skills alongside the current team or bring similar experience to the team, as the unit is in the process of opening an outpatient hysteroscopy unit. Their on call is 1:7. The Location Located in the beautiful area, nestled between two mountain ranges, and a splendid river. Plenty to see and do. Within the region where cul... Read More